Providence Health & Services Anchorage , AK 99501
Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Patient Services Coordinator (Forest View, Night Shift, 0.6) to Providence Forest View in Anchorage, Alaska.
The Patient Services Coordinator will supervise, direct, and provide services to short-term postoperative patients to maintain the greatest level of functioning, independence, and recovery. They will also be a resource person for Patient Guides (C.N.A.'s) and assist them with their duties as needed.
In this position you will:
Perform care coordination/case management tasks for patients as needed (coordinating with MD's, families, home health etc.)
Assist and discuss with patients any areas of concern and assists patients with medications and treatments as stated in the service plan.
Work with a team approach to complete daily operational needs and provide leadership to ensure work processes are within standards.
Promote and routinely offer comfort and pain management measures.
Coordinate staffing to meet patient needs on a day-to-day basis.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of an accredited approved School of Nursing
Licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Alaska
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification upon hire
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
Strong assessment skills
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Prior experience in orthopedics
Prior experience with Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
About Forest View
Forest View is a short stay, supportive care facility. Licensed by the State of Alaska as an Assisted Living Home, Forest View is located in Building S of the Providence Health Park on Piper Street. Forest View will provide a supportive, residential environment for clients requiring a variety of home health services for a short period of time. These clients will transition to their own homes, and may continue in-home therapies, prior to transferring to outpatient care. At Forest View, Patient Guides work in coordination with Registered nurses to offer comfort, monitor pain levels, perform vital signs and care for patients, as needed, following the patients plan of care and completes tasks as assigned.